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Leconte de Lisle, 1818-1894

LC control no.n 50043106
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPQ2332 PQ2336
Personal name headingLeconte de Lisle, 1818-1894
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Variant(s)Lekont de Lil', 1818-1894
De Lisle, Charles Marie René Leconte, 1818-1894
Lisle, Charles Marie René Leconte de, 1818-1894
Leconte de Lisle, Charles Marie René, 1818-1894
De Lisle, Leconte, 1818-1894
Lisle, Leconte de, 1818-1894
Leconte de Lisle, Charles Marie, 1818-1894
Leconte de Lisle, Charles René Marie, 1818-1894
Lecomte, Charles Marie, 1818-1894
Associated countryFrance
LocatedParis (France)
Birth date18181022
Death date18940717
Place of birthRéunion
AffiliationAcadémie française
Profession or occupationPoets Translators
Found inGrand Larousse encycl., c1962 (Leconte de Lisle, Charles Marie Lecomte dit)
Wikipedia, April 5, 2014: (Leconte de Lisle; Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle (22 October 1818 - 17 July 1894) was a French poet of the Parnassian movement. He is mainly known, as a writer, by his family name Leconte de Lisle; Leconte de Lisle was born on the island of Réunion. He spent his childhood on this island and in Britanny; he went to Rennes to complete his education, studying especially Greek, Italian and history. In 1845 he settled definitely in Paris; His work is dominated by his three poetry corpora: Poèmes antiques (1852), Poèmes barbares (1862), Poèmes tragiques (1884). Also, he was known for his translations of antique authors; in 1886 he was elected to the Académie française; He died at Voisins in 1894, near Louveciennes, in the department Yvelines)
Associated languagefre